Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science (Global Edition) 11/E ePDF

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This best-selling text, written for the non-scientist, is appropriate for a wide variety of students, including criminal justice, law enforcement, law and more!

Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science 11th edition strives to make the technology of the modern crime laboratory clear and comprehensible to the non-scientist. The nature of physical evidence is defined, and the limitations that technology and current knowledge impose on its individualisation and characterisation are examined. By combining case stories with applicable technology, this text endeavours to capture the pulse and fervour of forensic science investigations.

A major portion of the text centres on discussions of the common items of physical evidence encountered at crime scenes. These chapters include descriptions of forensic analysis, and updated techniques for the proper collection and preservation of evidence at crime scenes. Particular attention is paid to the meaning and role of probability in interpreting the evidential significance of scientifically evaluated evidence.

Written by a well-known authority in forensic science, this text introduces the non-scientific student to the field of forensic science by providing:
  • Clear and comprehensible writing for the non-scientific student: Makes text appropriate for a wide variety of students, including criminal justice, law enforcement and more.
  • Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of forensics and its role in criminal investigation: Captures the pulse and intensity of forensic science investigations and the attention of the busiest student.
  • Outstanding pedagogical features: Supports teaching and learning.
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Author(s) Saferstein, R
Level/Grade Tertiary
Brand Pearson
Imprint Pearson
ISBN 9781292068671
Licence Perpetual licence
File type ePDF
Format Fixed layout
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